Human Values & Commercial Prac
Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Teaches the nature and systematic analysis of normative decisions, in particular in business settings. It sets that study in a larger framework of analysis of Western commercial, political and social systems and their functioning, and of the professional ethics that flow from that.
|Objectives||On completion of this course students will be able to:
1. discuss the nature and basic principles of normative decisions, particularly in business.
2. critically assess business practice and engage in problem solving to meet societal ethical expectations.
3. effectively communicate their understanding and interact effectively so as to problem solve with diverse community groups.
4. appreciate the larger framework of Western commercial, political and social systems within which business practice operates, and of the professional ethics that flow from that.
|Content||The course covers the nature of norms and their application, analyses of major societal systems and their normative character and impacts, and an introduction to ethical corporate design and professional ethics.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Either 10 units of Philosophy courses at 1000 level, or 40 units of any courses at any level.|
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for 10 weeks
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for PHIL3930|